Surabaya

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Henrik Olsen

"I was amazed how many other members in Jakarta share the same interests as me. And some of them come from Norway, too ! "

Megan Turner

"It's a really helpful site: Via InterNations, we found an international playgroup for our kids (6 and 8 years old) here in Jakarta."

Make the most of living and working in Surabaya

Expat living in Surabaya raises plenty of questions, for instance: ʺWhat are the requirements from Indonesian authorities to get a residence permit?”, ʺIs it difficult for expat spouses to find employment?ʺ, or ”Who can recommend doctors and dentists in town?”

Finding all this expat information about living and working in Surabaya takes a lot of time. Our Surabaya expat guide is there to make your relocation to Surabaya as easy as possible. Starting with education and children to information about local infrastructure, the guide covers all the different aspects of expat life in Surabaya.

Top Articles in the Surabaya Expat Guide

  • Moving to Surabaya

    Surabaya is one of Asia's most important business centers, and, as the second most populous city in Indonesia, it also has a high level of economic importance to the nation. Moreover, the tropical climate makes it a top expat destination. Find out more about relocating to Surabaya in our guide!
  • Living in Surabaya

    Surabaya, the so-called “city of heroes”, has a rich, diverse culture and historical importance, respectively because of its main port and its role in the Indonesian Independence, along with all the opportunities that a metropolis has to offer. Read on to find out more about life in Surabaya, from security to transportation.
  • Working in Surabaya

    Surabaya can offer a wide range of working opportunities for expats, from the leading retail sector, to business and investments. Its favorable geographical position guarantees an international work environment, with many chances for expats planning on working in Surabaya.

Information on the Expat Life in Surabaya

Are you looking specifically for car rental agencies in town or a doctor speaking your native language in Indonesia? In addition to our expat guide, the expat directory for Surabaya provides you with listings of all expatriate-relevant locations and relocation services in Surabaya. Furthermore, you might want to also consider our Surabaya expats forum to receive first hand information from your fellow expats.

Simply become a member of InterNations Surabaya and you’ll be warmly received with a friendly Selamat siang among our expats living and working in Surabaya.

Henrik Olsen

"I was amazed how many other members in Jakarta share the same interests as me. And some of them come from Norway, too ! "

Megan Turner

"It's a really helpful site: Via InterNations, we found an international playgroup for our kids (6 and 8 years old) here in Jakarta."

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